Paul has held many high offices during a very distinguished career. For a number of years Paul was the Solicitor member of the Land Registry Rules Committee. He has also been Chairman of the Law Society Conveyancing and Land Law Committees. His most prestigious appointment came in 2008 when he became President of the Law Society. Paul was recently listed in The Times as one of the 100 most influential Lawyers in England. He is appointed by the Law Society to lead it on all property and land law issues. He regularly talks at seminars and appears on radio and TV to discuss property matters.